Honors and Special Studies Supervised


María A. Terrés (1976) Metasomatic Zoning in Calc-Silicates from an Amphibolite Unit in Friendship, Maine

Kathe M. Abruzzi (1978) Coronites from the Adirondak Mountains, New York

Claire Sullivan (1978) A Computer Model of Heat Flow in Metamorphic Rock

Jan L. van der Voort (1978) Inclusion Patterns in Garnets from the Puzzle Mountain Area, Maine: Their Relationship to Crystal Growth and Structure

Lynda M. Boop (1980) Analysis of the Hoosac/Rowe Contact in Northwestern Massachusetts

Karen E. Blount (1981) A Geochemical Comparison Between the Hatfield Pluton and the Belchertown Intrusive Complex, West-Central Massachusetts

Katherine Walton (1981) A Study of the Treasure Chest Talc Mine and other Talc Deposits in Southwestern Montana

Claire Peachy (1983) Geochemistry of Tholeiitic Basalt Dikes in the Basement Rocks Adjacent to the Connecticut Valley

Amy Wilkerson (1984) A Petrographic and Chemical Analysis of the Williamsburg Granodiorite, Western Massachusetts

Donna Whitney (1985) The Relation (or Lack Thereof) Between the Serpentinites and Emery in Chester, Massachusetts

Barbara Zavon (1986) Three-dimensional Mineral Symmetry Program (Hampshire College - Division III)

Neena Bashir (1989) Kinetics of Crystal Size Variation in Regionally Metamorphosed Rocks from Brockways Mills, Vermont (Amherst College)

Mary Horvath (1990) Structural Study of a Biotite Schist

Lisa Oxboel (1990) Petrographic Study of the Biotite Schist-Rich Migmatite Quetico Belt, Superior Province, Ontario, Canada

Ann Farrell (1990) Spectraphotometric Determination of Oxygen Diffusion in Diopside-Albite Melts

Chuma Mbalu (1990) Contact Metamorphism of the Hurwal Formation by the Wallowa Batholith in the Wallowa Mountains, N.E. Oregon

Erica Smith (1990) Oxygen Diffusion in Anorthite-Diopside Melts

Amy Larson (1991) Talc Formation in the Regal-Keystone Mine of the Ruby Range, Southwestern Montana

Nicole Fraser (1991) Pressure Dependence of Melt Viscosities on the Anorthite-Diopside Join

Dina Venezky (1992) The Synthesis and Characterization of Mg-Fe-Mn Garnets

Rober Cooper (1992) The Effect of Variation of Iron Content on Redox Monitored Oxygen Diffusion Experiments in a Silicate Melt (Amherst College)

Jennifer Pallon (1993) A Petrological and Geochemical Reconstruction of the Cascade Range in the Region of the Mt. Lakes Wilderness Area, Winema National Forest, Klamath County, Oregon

Robert Cooper (1993) Gold, Crystals, and Bombs: Misadventures in Potassium Diffusion Studies (Amherst College)

Heather Clark (1993) A Barite Vein in Hatfield Massachusetts

Diana Lauderbach (1994) Abandoned Lead Mines of Western Massachusetts

Robin Fisher (1994) Comparative Metamorphic Histories of Three High-Grade Gneiss Terrains in the Tobacco Root Mountains of Southwest Montana

Dana Kovaric (1996) 40Ar/39Ar Dating and Archean to Cretaceous Thermal History of the Tobacco Root Mountains, Southwestern Montana

Sarah Carmichael (1996) The Chemical Differences in Tourmaline Between Simple and Complex Pegmatites in Southwestern Maine

Katherine McCloskey (1996) Geothermobarometric Examination of the Wet Mountains, Fremont and Custer Counties, South-Central Colorado

Katheryn Jermann (1997)  Petrology of the 6.0 ka Pyroclastic Eruption as Preserved in the Layer D Pumice at Mount Rainier, Washington

Sara M. Rosenzweig (1997) Pressure-Temperature Conditions of Metamorphism of Proterozoic Rocks in the Southern Front Range, Central Colorado

Sarah Carmichael (1998) Geothermometry of Metamorphosed Mafic Dikes and Sills in the Tobacco Root Mountains, Southwestern Montana

Miriam  B. Attenoukon (1999) The Petrology of the Sept Ilse Layered Mafic Intrusion, Quebec, Canada

Erica DiFilippo (2000) Metamorphic Evolution of High-Pressure, Low-Temperature Mafic Rocks near Kini on the Island of Syros, Greece

Jennifer Lenz (2000) Geochemistry of the Acid-Sulfate Alteration of the Porphyry Peak Rhyolites, Bonanza Caldera, Central Colorado

Christen Rowe (2000) Petrology of Blueschist-Facies Metamorphic Rocks from Marin and Sonoma Counties, California

Amanda Trotter (2000) Petrology and Geochemistry of Syenitic composite dikes at Cat Cove, Salem, Massachusetts

Michelle Arsenault (2001) Calc-Silicate Marbles of Syros, Greece

Lynne Elkins (2001) Geochemistry of Komatiite Rocks of the Archean Woodburn Lake Group, Pipedream Lake, Northwest Territories (Nunavut)

Rebecca -Ellen Farrell (2003) Mechanical Properties of Garnet in Relation to Microfracture

Laura Frye-Levine (2004) Graphitic Schists of Syros, Greece

Elizabeth Thomas (2005) Using Geochemical Evidence to Determine Provenance in a High Arctic Glacier-Fed Lake, Linne’ Valley, Svalbard, Norway

Vanessa A. O’Connor (2005) Comparative Crystal Chemistry of Hydrous Iron Sulfates from Different Terrestrial Environments

Sarah Hale (2005) Experimental Study of Syenite: Liquidus Determinations for the Fayalite-Orthoclase Binary

Stephanie Moore (2005) Geochemistry of Metamorphosed Proterozoic(?) Mafic Dikes and Sills, Highland Mountains,

Alyssa Doody (2006) Petrology of Banded Iron Formation and Phyllite in the Standard Creek Contact Aureole, Southern Gravelly Mountains, Montana

Deanna Gerwin (2006) A Regional Study of Pressures, Temperatures, and Ages of Metamorphosed Pelitic Rocks in Southwestern Montana

Sarah Vorhies (2006) Provenance and Tectonic Setting of the Paleoproterozoic Denham Formation in East-Central Minnesota

Sarah Hale (2007) Garnet of the South Mountain Batholith, Nova Scotia

Stephanie Moore (2007) Metamorphic Petrology and Structure of Metapelites in the Eastern Axial Zone of the Montagne Noire Gneiss Dome, Montagne Noire, France

Roxanne Renedo (2009) Metamorphism of Graphitic Schists from Syros, Greece

Kristen Rahilly (2010) The Forsterite-Anorthite-Albite System at 5 kb Pressure

Jennifer Axler (2011) The Formation of Large Garnets at Gore Mountain, New York:Experimental partial melting of amphibolite and meta-gabbro

Kate Durkin (2012) Experimental Calibration of Fe and Mg Partitioning between Garnet and Biotite at 0.8 GPa

Samantha Blanchett (2012) Nucleation Kinetics

Lauren Magliozzi (2013) Reaction Zones in Garnet‐bearing Amphibolite Facies Rocks of the Catalina Schist

Wanda Feng (2013) Characterizing Minerals using Optical Refractometry

Clementine Hamelin (2013) Pseudomorphs after Lawsonite in the Schists of Syros, Greece

Michelle Cortrite (2013) Burton Rock Classroom Brochure

Wanda Feng (2014) High Resolution Measurement of Mineral Refractive Indices on Small Crystals Using a Laser

Clémentine Hamelin (2015) Petrography, Geothermobarometry and Metamorphic History of Metapelites from the Central Ruby Range, Southwest Montana

Nathaly Reyna Alvarez (2017) Geologic Field Trip of Mt. Tom (video)

Joan Kahindi (2018) Developing a Server-side Database to Monitor Textbook Reading Progress